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November 19, 2007

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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

Manmohan Singh to campaign in Bihar today

FBI failed to act on Headley's wife's terror link expose 3 yrs before Mumbai attacks

Craven's horror flicks 'were inspired by real stories'

RBI will intervene if inflows turn lumpy: Subbarao

Enforcement Directorate issues 'Look Out Circular' against Lalit Modi

Now, laser technology that destroys tumours using heat

Waist size, not BMI can foretell cardiovascular risk in children

India News / Press Releases on November 19, 2007

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Nobel Laureate Maathai awarded Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace
Noted environmentalist and Nobel Laureate Wangari M. Maathai was today conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development. ANI

Greenpeace holds industrialised nations responsible for global warming
International environmental watchdog Greenpeace has held industrialised nations responsible for global warming, raising concerns over its impact. ANI

Sonia Gandhi urges women party workers to take inspiration from Indira Gandhi
Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi today urged women party workers to strive for betterment of the weaker sections of society. ANI

Mountain terrain cycling gets a boost in J-K
Adventure sports got a boost in Jammu and Kashmir with about 45 children participating in the Mountain Terrain Cycling event in Srinagar, amidst cheer and applause from the crowd. ANI

JBIC to provide Rs 306 crore-aid for conserving Tripuras forest
Japan Bank of International Cooperation (JBIC) will be providing rupees 306 crores aid for conserving Tripuras forestry sector in a bid to overcome challenges posed by global warming, climate change and poverty alleviation. ANI

India silent on expelling Pakistan from Commonwealth nations
India has not taken any definite stand on the issue of expulsion of Pakistan from the membership of Common Wealth Nations ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singhs visit to Uganda to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). ANI

Medicos in Chennai opposed to mandatory serving in rural areas
Post Graduate Medical students of Tamil Nadu and House Surgeons Council have threatened to go on a hunger strike in Chennai against the Centres decision to make rural service for the medical students compulsory. ANI

Indias Look East policy showing results on ground, says Manmohan
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that Indias Look East policy is now blossoming and showing results on the ground, and added that he would urge leaders of the ASEAN nations to expand the cooperation. ANI

Sikhs take out parade in Californian city of Yuba
Sikhs have been a part of the American landscape for over 130 years. And, the Yuba Sutter area has some of the best agricultural land is known for the largest Sikh population of farm owners. ANI

ULFA cadres return to the mainstream, a major development: Security expert
An analyst on security and international affairs has termed the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) cadres abandoning of rebel camps to join the mainstream of society as a sign of ULFAs growing irrelevance in Assam. ANI

Yedyurappa resigns as Karnataka Chief Minister (Lead-Karnataka Political Crisis)
BS Yedyurappa on Monday evening resigned from the post of Karnataka Chief Minister, hours after coalition partner J D (S) announced to vote against the government in the crucial confidence motion in the Vidhan Soudha. ANI

Field trials of Akash missiles at Pokhran impress IAF, says DRDO
Over a weeklong field trials of indigenously developed Surface-to-Air Missile Akash in the deserts of Rajasthan have impressed the top officials of Indian Air Force (IAF), according to the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). ANI

People march for peace in Nagaland
Nagas from all walks of life have joined hands to promote and preserve peace and harmony in the state. ANI

Shutdown by Maoists paralyses life in Jharkhand, parts of West Bengal and Bihar
Forty-eight-hour long shutdown call by the Maoists against the violent take over of Nandigram by CPI (M) cadres has affected the rail and road traffic in the three states of West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar with passengers in Ranchi facing the maximum brunt. ANI

Non-Resident Punjabis doing their bit to take Indias booming economy forward
A number of non-resident Indians (NRIs), looking for best investment opportunities, are keenly looking at Indias growing economy. ANI

Mogas Gurpreet S. Komal, an artist with a difference
It is said where there is a will, theres a way. And, Mogas Gurpreet Singh Komal resolutely lives by this proverb in letter and spirit. ANI

Betrayed twice by JD (S), angry BJP prepares for polls in Karnataka
A week-old BJP-led coalition government in Karnataka suffered a major jolt after its coalition partner JD (S) decided to vote against the government in the confidence motion in the Vidhan Soudha on Monday. ANI

Maoists blow up rail track in West Bengal
A rail track in Sainthia-Andal section of Eastern Railways near Suri in West Bengal was blown up by Maoists on Monday, the first day of the two-day long shutdown by the banned group in states of Bihar, West Bengal and Jharkhand against the recent violent takeover of Nandigram by CPI (M) cadres. ANI

Suspected militant killed in Manipur
Manipur Police shot dead a suspected militant in an encounter here on Sunday night. ANI

Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking action on Nandigram violence
The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition seeking direction to the Centre to take action against the West Bengal Government for the Nandigram violence. ANI

Parliament adjourns over Nandigram issue
Both the houses of the Parliament were adjourned for the day on Monday after opposition members insisted on a discussion on the issue of Nandigram violence. ANI

Czechoslovakian Foreign Minister meets Prime Minister
Czechoslovakian Foreign Minister, Karel Schwarzenberg, met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here today on the first day of his four-day visit to India. ANI

India s secular credentials wont be dented by Pakistan Radio propaganda: Bitta
Former Youth Congress president and Chairman of the All-India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF), Maninder Singh Bitta, has said that Pakistan would do well to set its own house in order, rather than using its propagandist machinery to cast aspersions on happenings in India. ANI

Hans Raj Hans popularising the soul of Sufism via music
Born in a Sikh family of farmers in Shafipur Village near Jalandhar, the popular singer Hans Raj Hans drew inspirations from street musicians and singers at holy shrines.He learnt music under the stewardship of Ustad Puran Shah Koti who motivated him. ANI

Musk deer implanted with artificial leg in Kashmir
A Musk deer that had lost one of its hind legs was implanted with an artificial leg, thanks to the initiative of local forest officials. ANI

Uttar Pradesh farmers demand sugarcane payment arrear
Farmers have gathered under the banner of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) here to demand payment of arrears for their sugarcane crop. ANI

Nation pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on her 90th birth anniversary
Indian leaders paid rich tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 90th birth anniversary across the country on Monday. ANI

Mahabodhi Society receives Roman version of Tripitaka from Thailands royal family
Thailands royal family has presented the Mahabodhi Society in Bodh Gaya with a Roman version of the Tripitaka, a book containing the teachings of Lord Buddha, originally written in the Pali and Devnagari scripts. ANI

CPI (Maoist) calls for 48-hr shutdown in Bihar, West Bengal and Jharkhand
The banned CPI (Maoist) is observing a 48-hour shutdown in Bihar, West Bengal and Jharkhand today to protest against the violence in Nandigram. ANI

BJP to move adjournment motion in LS on Nandigram
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will today move an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on the continuing violence in Nandigram. ANI

Yeddyurappa govt to seek vote of confidence today
The B.S.Yeddyurappa led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka will seek a vote of confidence on the floor of the State Assembly here today. ANI

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Lux Launches the New 'Lux Crystal Shine'
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Jagdeep Singh named Telecom Industry's 'Person of the Year'
Jagdeep Singh, CEO of Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) was named Person of the Year in Light Reading's Leading Lights Awards for 2007. Equator PR

Masonic Quiz held
Lodge Model team emerged winner Solus Media

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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on November 19, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 10120
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 10070
Silver (Kg): Rs. 19330

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 19050
Sovereign: Rs. 8525
Standard gold: Rs. 10125

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 19145
Retail: Rs. 20500
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 10100
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9360

Bullion Rates on November 19, 2007 for All Major Indian Cities

Bullion prices presented here are indicative and are for general information only. Please check with your Gold Merchant or a local bank for latest and correct prices. All prices are in Indian National Rupees only.

Forex Rates on November 19, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 39.29 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 80.72 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 57.67 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 35.56 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of November 2007

Forex Rates presented here are historic data and for indicative purpose only. Please contact your Central Bank, Money Changers, Foreign Exchange Agent or Travel Desk for the correct and accurate convertion rates. Rates here are the closing rates in IST.

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